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Obertauern – a (your) cross-country paradise

Obertauern is a paradise for winter sports fans. But it is not just skiers and snowboarders who benefit from this. Passionate cross-country skiers can also look forward to optimum conditions on kilometre upon kilometre of slopes. On 5 very well prepared slopes which cover a total of 70 kilometres, guests really are very well catered for when it comes to cross-country skiing in Obertauern.

Cross-country skiing in Obertauern

Glide silently through the deep snow-covered winter landscape and do a bit of good for your health. That is what you experience when you go cross-country skiing in Obertauern. Conquer the wonderful mountain landscape under your own steam. Just switch off and go cross-country skiing, at an even pace, kilometre upon kilometre through Salzburger Land. Away from all the hectic pace you get to enjoy the surroundings in their winter coat, and you can look forward to the many and versatile cross-country slopes which are available here in and around Obertauern. Whether you prefer classic cross-country skiing or skating, there are many options available to enjoy both during a winter holiday in Obertauern. Beginners and pros alike will find the right challenge on the slopes around Obertauern. Salzburger Land not has options for skiers, there is also plenty for cross-country skiers. Be inspired by the variety of slopes. Hopefully you’ll have enough endurance because cross- country skiing in Obertauern really can be challenging.

Cross-country slopes in the Obertauern region:

Gnadenalm slope - Length: 15 kilometres

A dreamy altitude slope awaits you here at 1350 metres altitude. It spans some 15 kilometres and provides the whole gamut of difficulty levels for ‘skating’ and ‘classic’ skiing. NEW: Biathlon in Obertauern – The Biathlon shooting range on the Gnadenalm provides Biathlon for all-comers. 

Hundsfeld slope - Length: 6 kilometres

The access area for this slope which is in a sunny area is situated to the north of the sports centre. The loveliest section extends right through the nature conservation area at Hundsfeldmoor and finishes with a speedy descent to the sports centre. There is another access point for the Hundsfeld slope close to the Kiteplatz.

World Cup slope - Length: 10 kilometres

The access area to this promising, moderately difficult slope is at the valet station for the Zehnerkarbahn.

Twenger Au cross-country route - Length: 23 kilometres

The longest slope connects the towns of Tweng and Mauterndorf. Access points: Franzenbauer in the centre of Twenger, at the storage are for wood in Twenger’s Lantschfeld, opposite Purnbauern in Vordertweng and near the stopping area in Maly.

Taurach cross-country slope - Length: 12 kilometres

The 12 kilometre slope connects Untertauern and Radstadt.